May 2012

Canberra Highland Gathering

Event Date and Time: 

Saturday, October 6, 2012 (All day)

Pipe Band Championships. Kambar Oval, Kerr Street, Kambah 10am - 5pm. Entry Free. Evening function, Ceildh, at Burns Club 7.30pm, entry $25 pp. Under 16 yrs free.

Update: (September 17th by Alan McRae) - Clan MacRae Society attending Canberra Scottish Highland Gathering

The Clan MacRae Society of Australia and New Zealand will have their clan marquee at the Canberra Scottish Highland Gathering on Saturday 6th October, 2012. The Scottish Highland Gathering will take place on Kambah Oval in Kett Street, Kambah. Entry to the day is free and it is open from 10am to 5pm.

Alan McRae, President of the Clan MacRae Society of Australia and New Zealand, will be in attendance on the day. Elma McRae, Clan secretary, intends to be at the Gathering also. Other MacRaes/McRaes will be visiting the marquee and display and anyone who is a descendant of any MacRae, no matter what the spelling is welcome and encouraged to attend.   

The event is being hosted by the Canberra College of Piping & Drumming with this second annual Scottish Highland Gathering being followed by a traditional Scottish Ceilidh night at the Canberra Burns Club.